The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Apple products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Apple over the 3 months to 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within Apple, Inc.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple
Rank 169 182 166
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -16
Contract jobs citing Apple 34 46 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.60% 0.65% 0.71%
As % of the Vendors category 1.37% 1.45% 1.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 31 35
Average daily rate
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£325 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.52% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £136 £163 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £485 £590
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 3
Average hourly rate £17.77 £14.63 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.47% -5.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.94 £14.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-0.46% -12.50%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Vendors Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2478 3183 2826
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 43.47% 44.95% 43.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1820 2263 2012
Average daily rate £413 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 89 77
Average hourly rate £17.82 £18.85 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.49% -0.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.18 £27.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

Apple
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Apple across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Apple Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Apple
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Apple across the City of London region.

Apple Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Apple
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Apple across the City of London region over the 3 months to 26 November 2014.

Apple Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Apple
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Apple across the City of London region.

Apple Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Apple
Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Apple across the City of London region over the 3 months to 26 November 2014.

Apple Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

Apple
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Apple also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Apple.

1 34 (47.89%) Windows
2 27 (38.03%) Microsoft
3 22 (30.99%) MS Office
3 22 (30.99%) Windows 7
3 22 (30.99%) Apple iOS
4 17 (23.94%) Active Directory
5 15 (21.13%) Finance
6 13 (18.31%) iPad
7 12 (16.90%) Blackberry
7 12 (16.90%) Mac OS X
8 11 (15.49%) Windows XP
8 11 (15.49%) Banking
9 10 (14.08%) MS Excel
9 10 (14.08%) iPhone
10 9 (12.68%) iOS Development
10 9 (12.68%) MS Exchange
11 8 (11.27%) SQL
11 8 (11.27%) Objective-C
11 8 (11.27%) Android
11 8 (11.27%) Investment Banking
12 7 (9.86%) Mobile App
12 7 (9.86%) VMware
12 7 (9.86%) Agile Software Development
13 6 (8.45%) Xcode
13 6 (8.45%) Fixed Income
13 6 (8.45%) ITIL
13 6 (8.45%) ISO 9001
13 6 (8.45%) Citrix
13 6 (8.45%) Windows 8
13 6 (8.45%) Degree

Apple
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Apple also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Apple. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (12.68%) MS Exchange
2 4 (5.63%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (4.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.41%) Drupal
5 1 (1.41%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.41%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.41%) CMS
5 1 (1.41%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 22 (30.99%) MS Office
2 10 (14.08%) MS Excel
3 5 (7.04%) Final Cut Pro
3 5 (7.04%) SPSS
3 5 (7.04%) Photoshop
3 5 (7.04%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (4.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 3 (4.23%) InDesign
5 1 (1.41%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (1.41%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.41%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.41%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.63%) Office 365
2 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.04%) TCP/IP
1 5 (7.04%) Wireless
2 3 (4.23%) LDAP
3 2 (2.82%) Internet
3 2 (2.82%) IP Telephony
3 2 (2.82%) DNS
3 2 (2.82%) HTTPS
3 2 (2.82%) SMTP
3 2 (2.82%) VPN
3 2 (2.82%) DHCP
3 2 (2.82%) LAN
4 1 (1.41%) OpenLDAP
4 1 (1.41%) Wireless Security
4 1 (1.41%) Asterisk PBX
4 1 (1.41%) WAN
4 1 (1.41%) Ethernet
4 1 (1.41%) HTTP
4 1 (1.41%) SSL
4 1 (1.41%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.82%) FileMaker
1 2 (2.82%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (8.45%) Xcode
2 4 (5.63%) Git (software)
3 3 (4.23%) Subversion
3 3 (4.23%) Dreamweaver
4 2 (2.82%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (2.82%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 2 (2.82%) Axure RP
5 1 (1.41%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.41%) JIRA
5 1 (1.41%) Appium
5 1 (1.41%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.41%) Calabash
General
1 15 (21.13%) Finance
2 11 (15.49%) Banking
3 8 (11.27%) Investment Banking
4 4 (5.63%) Marketing
5 3 (4.23%) Spanish Language
5 3 (4.23%) Back Office
6 2 (2.82%) Retail
6 2 (2.82%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.41%) Games
7 1 (1.41%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 13 (18.31%) Developer
2 12 (16.90%) Support Engineer
3 9 (12.68%) iOS Developer
4 8 (11.27%) Analyst
5 7 (9.86%) Desktop Support
6 5 (7.04%) Designer
6 5 (7.04%) Mac Engineer
6 5 (7.04%) Support Technician
7 4 (5.63%) Customer Engineer
7 4 (5.63%) 2nd Line Support
7 4 (5.63%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 4 (5.63%) Desktop Engineer
8 3 (4.23%) IT Support
8 3 (4.23%) Photoshop Designer
8 3 (4.23%) Desktop Technician
8 3 (4.23%) Desktop Support Technician
8 3 (4.23%) Web Designer
8 3 (4.23%) C++ Developer
8 3 (4.23%) Lead Developer
8 3 (4.23%) Help Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.04%) JSON
2 4 (5.63%) HTML
2 4 (5.63%) RESTful
3 3 (4.23%) Cocoa Touch
3 3 (4.23%) CSS3
3 3 (4.23%) HTML5
3 3 (4.23%) CSS
3 3 (4.23%) Web Services
3 3 (4.23%) Cocoa
4 2 (2.82%) XML
4 2 (2.82%) REST
4 2 (2.82%) Core Animation
5 1 (1.41%) iOS SDK
5 1 (1.41%) Flash
5 1 (1.41%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 13 (18.31%) iPad
2 12 (16.90%) Blackberry
3 10 (14.08%) iPhone
4 7 (9.86%) Mobile App
5 6 (8.45%) Fixed Income
6 5 (7.04%) User Experience
7 3 (4.23%) Derivative
8 2 (2.82%) Mobile Payment
8 2 (2.82%) Cryptography
8 2 (2.82%) Graphic Design
8 2 (2.82%) Animation
8 2 (2.82%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (1.41%) Smartphone
9 1 (1.41%) Data Structures
9 1 (1.41%) Algorithms
9 1 (1.41%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (1.41%) Kindle
9 1 (1.41%) SWIFT
9 1 (1.41%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 34 (47.89%) Windows
2 22 (30.99%) Windows 7
2 22 (30.99%) Apple iOS
3 12 (16.90%) Mac OS X
4 11 (15.49%) Windows XP
5 8 (11.27%) Android
6 6 (8.45%) Windows 8
7 4 (5.63%) UNIX
7 4 (5.63%) Linux
7 4 (5.63%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (2.82%) Solaris
8 2 (2.82%) MVS
8 2 (2.82%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (2.82%) Windows Mobile
8 2 (2.82%) Mac OS X Server
9 1 (1.41%) Mac OS
9 1 (1.41%) Windows Vista
9 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (12.68%) iOS Development
2 7 (9.86%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (8.45%) ITIL
4 5 (7.04%) Software Engineering
5 4 (5.63%) Migration
5 4 (5.63%) Scrum
5 4 (5.63%) OOP
5 4 (5.63%) E-Commerce
5 4 (5.63%) OO
6 3 (4.23%) Multithreading
6 3 (4.23%) Responsive Web Design
6 3 (4.23%) MVC
6 3 (4.23%) TDD
6 3 (4.23%) Service Management
7 2 (2.82%) Project Management
7 2 (2.82%) Mobile Device Management
7 2 (2.82%) Automation Testing
7 2 (2.82%) Memory Management
7 2 (2.82%) BDD
7 2 (2.82%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (11.27%) SQL
1 8 (11.27%) Objective-C
2 3 (4.23%) C++
2 3 (4.23%) JavaScript
2 3 (4.23%) Shell Script
3 2 (2.82%) C
3 2 (2.82%) T-SQL
3 2 (2.82%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.41%) Groovy
4 1 (1.41%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (8.45%) Degree
2 3 (4.23%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.82%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (2.82%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.82%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.41%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.41%) ISEB
4 1 (1.41%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.45%) ISO 9001
2 4 (5.63%) SLA
3 2 (2.82%) QA
System Software
1 17 (23.94%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.41%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (2.82%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
1 2 (2.82%) SCCM
1 2 (2.82%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.41%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 27 (38.03%) Microsoft
2 7 (9.86%) VMware
3 6 (8.45%) Citrix
4 5 (7.04%) Google
4 5 (7.04%) Adobe
5 3 (4.23%) Cisco
5 3 (4.23%) Sybase
5 3 (4.23%) Remedy
6 2 (2.82%) Reuters
6 2 (2.82%) Bloomberg
6 2 (2.82%) Symantec
6 2 (2.82%) HP
7 1 (1.41%) Fortinet
7 1 (1.41%) Altiris
7 1 (1.41%) Marketo
7 1 (1.41%) SOASTA, Inc
7 1 (1.41%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.41%) CA
7 1 (1.41%) IBM
7 1 (1.41%) Sun